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good morning, america. i'm dan harris. >> and i'm bianna golodryga. it's saturday, march 26th. this morning, nuclear apology. japanese officials issue an extraordinary and rare public apology to workers who are exposed to massive amounts of radiation. were they deliberately misled? and what about new reports of a huge crack in one of the reactors. food fears. you find it in so many foods that children eat. why the government says it could be making more kids hyperactive. facebook taking over. one are the seven words no person wants to hear? your father just friended me on facebook. we'll tell you why that's more likely to happen than ever. and swimming with sharks. this is one of those what was he thinking moments.
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incredible video of a man who is not afraid to get up close and personal with the king of the ocean. that guy did what any ration beachgoer would do. he would get out of the water with the shark. >> a nonpredatory shark. but that's a big risk to take. >> i would be doing that move when you crawl up under your beach blanket and hide. >> mommy? >> exactly. speaking of moms and dads, a serious story. abercrombie & fitch has a new line of swimwear for kids. push-up bikinis. we'll speak to a child expert and what he thinks. i'm a new stepparent now. i have an 11-year-old. and i can't imagine her wearing
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that. >> a lot of parents upset with that. we're going to tell you about a hostage standoff that played in live television. the suspect apprehended. why this thing started and how it ended, coming up. >> unbelievable video. we do begin with the nuclear cris in japan, entering its third week. and an apology this morning from officials at the japanese power company to the three workers who suffered severe radiation burns. plus, there's new reports this morning in a major setback in the effort to contain the crisis. our neal karlinsky has the very latest from tokyo. neal? >> reporter: bianna, things are not exactly going well out here. but there is one bit of good news this morning. one of the reactors, reactor number one, is now stabilizing. the problem is with the other reactors. especially reactor number three. a lot of problems there. in fact, an unnamed source telling "the new york times" for the first time, that a large crack is visible, running down that reactor. and as the source points out,
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the problem with cracks is, they don't get smaller. today with one reactor suffering a possibly core breach and workers suffering severe radiation burns after water seeped over their boots. an official at the reactor overseeing the catastrophe apologized. if we had given them the heads-up thoroughly, we would have been able to avoid the exposure to the radiation. we regret our lack of communication. the workers suffered radiation burns on their legs and feet. a doctors who examined the injured men says remarkably, i do not think that it will be related to cancer. only burns, he says. even though they were exposed to water with radiation 10,000-times normal. today, we've learned that at least 14 other workers are showing signs of heavy exposure. 100 millisieverts of radiation, twice what they should normally be exposed to at the plant in an entire year.
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and there are new reports of high radiation again being found offshore from the plant. one expert says the levels may be from a leak directly into the ocean. more traces are being found in the food supply, as well. leading to increased testing, especially in spinach and milk. walking the land his family has farmed for 500 years, this man told us -- he's worried. yes, he told us, we are very much concerned about it. and we hope things will settle down as soon as possible. the government wants more and better information from the power company. in fact, a special adviser to the prime minister of japan was appointed today to try to make that happen. it seems even the government here is having a hard time getting to the truth of exactly what's going on with those reactors. dan? >> incredible amount of confusion, still this morning. neal karlinsky reporting from japan. we appreciate it. for more on what this means and how serious it is for people
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in japan, let's bring in physicist michio kaku in berkeley this morning. thanks for joining us. we appreciate it. >> no problem. >> when we hear about the apology, the rather extraordinary apology from power officials, what is your take on that? >> i think that, if i had the ear of the prime minister, instead of accepting the apology, i would simply remove the utility entirely from leadership of this crisis. and instead, bring in a top team of the world's best nuclear physicists and engineers, with the authority to call up the japanese military. only the military, led by an international team of top scientists, using tepco as a consultant, can contain this monster. >> you've been critical able the way japanese officials have handled this all along. let me bring in the news of this morning. using fresh water to douse those down instead of the sea water
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they've been using for two weeks now. why is the switch over to fresh water so significant? >> the utility is late on every step. they were late in putting in salt water. salt water is corrosive. it's a band-aid. you have to move the salt water, because it contains corrosive salt. it raises temperatures and could cause a hydrogen gas explosion. once again, they're behind the 8 ball. once again, they're now talking about putting in fresh water, complements of the united states military. >> tankers are rushing that water as we speak. when you hear the reports about a large crack, apparently running down the side of one of the core vessels, what does that -- how worried does that make you? >> the most dangerous nightmare that haunts the dreams of every nuclear physicist is a huge crack in the vessel which actually contains the uranium
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rods itself. it means there's core damage. there could be a hydrogen explosion or a gas explosion, that blows the vessel apart. that's what happened at chernobyl. we had an uncontrolled release of 25% of the core into the air, over kiev. so, this is the nightmare that haunts every physicist, a crack in the vessel. and now, we see it. >> it is, as you say, the nightmare. michio kaku, thank you for joining us this morning. we appreciate it. let's get over to bianna with the latest from libya. >> nato is set to take control of the international military campaign against moammar gadhafi this weekend. the air strikes appear to be working, as rebel forces say they've regained control of the eastern city of ajdabiya. that's where alex marquardt is this morning. alex, you just arrived in ajdabiya. can you describe the scene and the mood on the ground there? >> reporter: absolutely. ever since we've gotten here, there's been the loud sound of
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celeb toir gunfire. they've pushed back the gadhafi forces away from this town which has been the front line for a week. thanks to the air strike, they are pushing back the gadhafi forces and are preparing for a march west. >> that begs the question, does the no-fly zone appear to be working? you've been there all week. >> reporter: well, it's not just the no-fly zone. it's also a no-drive zone. if you look at the west, the cities of misratah and vin kan are under gadhafi forces. but they broke through the stalemate. there's no way the rebel forces would have been able to take back this town without the air strikes. the weapons are just too small, compared to what the gadhafi forces have. >> how well are these rebel forces, alex? >> reporter: as you can hear, it's a chaotic scene. they don't inspire that much
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confidence. they have much smaller weapons than the gadhafi forces do. they seemingly come and go from the front at will without coordination. they don't have phones or radios to communicate with each other. an army spokesman said if they want to know what's going on at the front, they have to send someone up there, who takes a report, comes back and tells them what is going on. >> alex, please stay safe. thanks for joining us this morning. >> reporter: thanks. turning back to this country, president obama will deliver a major speech to the nation monday night to explain the u.s. role in libya. and this morning in his weekly radio address, he defended sending forces there, and said the mission has been a success. david kerley is at the white house. david, the president appears to have gone on the offense, taking a lot of heat from both sides. >> reporter: he has taken a lot of criticism. you're starting to see the rollout this morning of the message from this white house that this is going well. and trying to explain to the american people what the president hopes to accomplish in libya. the weekly address today.
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tomorrow, you'll see the secretary of state and the defense secretary, on the sunday shows. and the speech by the president on monday night. the president spoke to 21 members of congress on a conference call, trying to nullify their concerns last night. >> and nato is supposed to take over libya tomorrow. how involved will the u.s. be in day-to-day operations there? >> reporter: that's a message that has not been very clear. the president says the u.s. is moving back from the leadership role as nato takes over. but the u.s. forces will be extremely involved in this operation. you'll see refueling tankers, electronic jammers, intelligence assets, lots of ships in the mediterranean still involved. >> still a lot of questions looming. thank you so much, david. >> reporter: you bet. i want to turn to ron claiborne with the rest of the morning's headlines. >> good morning, everyone. we begin with the turmoil in the middle east, where unrest has spread through syria, bahrain, jordan and yemen, where after
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weeks of anti-government protest there's, in yemen, that it appears that the country's president of 32 years may be ready to step down. lama hasan joins us from london with the latest. what's the status of the yemeni president as you know it? >> reporter: good morning, ron. there's a lot of uncertainty. the message from the government today, is transfer of power is imminent. change is imminent. what's unclear, however, is exactly who will take over. we know that president sadda, who has ruled for the past 32 years, says he is willing to transfer power to quote, unquote, safe hands. this was a rare appearance on friday. some say that could mean he's going to transfer power to members that are loyal to him. of course, that's not going to appease the opposition or anti-government protesters. what is clear, however, is he's been under a lot of pressure to step down, since the protests erupted in yemen, almost two months ago. there's no talks between the president and president salla.
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and the people are determined to overthrow him. >> one of the most repressive regimes in the middle east. there's been demonstrations and dozens of protesters killed in recent days. how significant is this for the government? >> reporter: absolutely, ron. friday was an extraordinary day in syria. thousands demonstrated on the streets. both pro and anti-government protesters. what's going on in sierra is significant. this is the biggest challenge to the president's rule to date, since he took over from his father 11 years ago. so far, the response from the regime has been a bloody crackdown on these protests. dozens have been killed. and i think it will probably continue that way, too. this is a country that does not tolerate dissent. what we're seeing in syria is a growing movement that is spreading in the country. and there's more protests planned today. in a move to appease the protests, the government decided to release 70 political prisoners. the question is, is that enough
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for the protesters? >> okay. lama hasan reporting on the latest events in yemen and then syria. thanks for those reports. in athens, georgia, an eight-hour standoff between a hostage-holder and police ended, on live television. jamie hood walked out of the apartment complex surrounded by five of the nine people police say he was holding captive inside there. he insisted the surrender be televised live, otherwise police would kill him. he was the subject of a four-day manhunt, after allegedly shooting and killing an athens police officer. amanda knox is back in an italian courtroom today. she is fighting to overturn her conviction of her 2007 murder of her roommate. the only witness gave contradictory testimony about when he saw the couple. the next hearing in that case is may 21st. and someone or someones may be waking up $312 million richer this morning. that was the jackpot in the
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megamillion lottery drawing. the winning ticket was purchased at colson news central in albany, new york. i know that place. >> you do? >> i do. i used to work up in albany. check your numbers. the megaball number was 4. didn't make it? >> no. >> you'll be back tomorrow. >> i haven't been to albany recently. ron claiborne, thank you. let's check the weather now. we have a special guest today, steve poole, from our affiliate, in seattle. >> let's take a look and begin with the story of snowfall up in the sierras. incredible amounts of snow there over the past part of this season. we've had up to, get this, 59 feet of snowfall in the sierras. as a result of that, you can imagine, that's causing some problems. we have additional systems approaching the coast. as that happens, we're going to see more and more of that snow. and, oh, by the way, we're
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watching for severe weather across the deep south, areas in arkansas to geor >> good morning. it will be cold and dry for saturday. temperature is 44-47, through the overnight some snow devevel. the best chance will south of town. thinking 1 inch inside the beltwa the lesser amounts north and we. and that about covers it for now. dan, back to you. >> thank you, steve. great to have you with us this morning. we'll see you in the next half hour. a warning this morning about something very common in the food we give our kids, artificial coloring. the government says food dyes may worsen hyperactivity in some
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kids. the fda is looking at taking action. and ron is here with the latest in this story. >> reporter: the dyes are added to make them visually appealing. and the list of foods is very long. it includes oranges to breakfast cereals. the fda is considering warning labels and possibly even banning the dies because of the studies linking them to increased hyperactivity in children. trixie was a typical 3-year-old, until she ate pink sandwich spread. >> on the ground. yelling, screaming. >> reporter: her mom says it was a reaction to the artificial coloring in the food. >> i expected the police to come to the door because it sounded like she was being tormented. >> reporter: it's what makes your cheese a brighter color. and the government report released this week suggests there may be a link between synthetic food dyes and hyperactivity in children. >> so, we went. and we just threw out everything that had red dye in it. and she never had a temper
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tantrum again. >> reporter: there are eight dyes. blue number 1 and 2. green number 3. orange b. red numbers 3 and 40. and yellow numbers 5 and 6. as of last year, european food labels containing any of these dyes must now state they may have an adverse effect on activity and attention in children. >> the exact reason that artificial dyes cause these behavioral disturbances and crankiness and irritability, is not known. but there's research in this area. >> reporter: trixie no longer eats any of the foods with the dyes in them. and she no longer shows any of the effects that she used to. and dr. shob, said there have been recent studies that link the dyes to irritability and crankiness in children that are not already hyperactive. an fda committee meets next week to discuss the dyes and children. >> it's so important to get kids
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to eat nutritious food. you're on facebook. your on facebook. you're in the minority if you're not on facebook. 51% of all americans now have profiles on the network. pretty remarkable when you consider the site was founded in 2004. linsey davis, who also is on facebook, is here. >> reporter: everybody's on facebook. good morning, bianna. the way we communicate has obviously been evolving over the last century. typically, we've seen it happen incrementally over time. in the last three years, the number on facebook has more than s s sextupled. he took this picture of his mother in 1962. he didn't see it again until last year when he joined facebook. >> when i saw this picture here, that made me smile from ear-to-ear. it brought out the good feeling and joy that i wouldn't have known existed if it wasn't for
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old, trusty facebook. >> reporter: he is 65 years old. he's part of the 50 and older group that makes up the fastest-growing demographic among internet users. did you originally think that facebook was just for kids? for teenagers? >> in the beginning, yes. my son said, pop, go to facebook. i'll meet you over there. >> reporter: the facebook frenzy has managed to outpace the hottest technology of our time. it took a quarter-century for half of american households to be able to place a call from home. about eight years for tvs to become as popular. and nine years for vcrs to reach that milestone. facebook, on the other hand, which was created in a college dormroom in 2004, has friended more than half of the american population in seven years. >> facebook has reached out and touched me. and has warmed my heart. now, i have a family reunion coming up. and that was through facebook. >> reporter: to put 51% of americans in perspective, that's
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the entire female population in this country. or put it this way, more people are on facebook in the united states than watched the super bowl this year. of course, "gma" is on facebook. so, if you're part of the 51% of america that's on facebook, we want you to like us. really, really like us. go to "good morning america's" page on facebook. and click on that thumbs-up button. >> like plug, linsey. >> thank you. coming up on "good morning america," school shooting. administrators at an indiana school send out a warning about a potential threat. so, why weren't they able to prevent a shooter just later that day? coming up also, a close encounter. what provoked this man to jump in his kayak and paddle out to a shark? and then, jump in the water with the shark? we'll tell you about that, coming up. hey what's going on? doing the shipping. man, it would be a lot easier if we didn't have to weigh 'em all.
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here in the region after midnight across the area. wewe could be doing with some amounts of snow south of town. winds out of the nor through after midnight. snow develeloping, it will b cold. for the day tomorrow, snow in morning which will change to rain. of a c cold day, high 36egrees. about 1 inch ofof ide the beltway. a areas north and west will see amount. if you live southwest, we see snow. amounts of
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♪ yes, this is real, what you're seeing right now. a kayaker, sees a shark. a 25-foot shark. >> it's like twice the size of the kayak. >> and he decides to go towards the shark. he insists it's not predatory. >> he swam right up to him. we're going to talk to this brave -- you might find other words to use. we're going to talk to this brave guy. >> along with the woman who shot this video. both of them will be coming up on this show. good morning, america. i'm bianna golodryga. >> and i'm dan harris. it's saturday, march 26th. also coming up, why would a push-up bikini top stir up controversy in this day and age? here's a hint, the target market
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for this one is still in elementary school. abercrombie & fitch is selling this in its it children collection. we'll also get into the negative impact it could have on young girls. >> i never thought i would hear dan say push-up bikini. plus, your videos set to the music of a grammy award winner. "your week in three words" is coming up later in the show. we're going to start with a school shooting in indiana, between two 15-year-old boys. it started apparently after a fight at a school dance. and parents are outraged because they say the school knew something was going to happen. jeremy hubbard has the details. >> reporter: today is the day. you will hear about it. that is the ominous warning posted on this teenager's facebook page early friday. a short time later, the suspect, who had been suspended from this mo martinsville, indiana,
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elementary school just moments before. in the path, chance jackson, critically wounded, while classmates watched in horror. >> he texted me. he said he seen a kid get shot and was laying on the ground. he said they're yelling at us to get inside. he's in a classroom scared to death. he wants to go home. >> reporter: the suspect walked away and was caught a few miles from the school. a handgun found nearby. after the shooting, shock is yielding to outrage. parents say the school had prior warning. >> the school called my home phone and said there was a threat. a shooting threat at the school. >> this phone call is going out to all parents of our students. unfortunately, a rather vague threat has been made against the facul faculty. >> reporter: some say the shooting was retaliation for the fights over a girl, at a school dance earlier in the week. some classmates claim they went to school officials saying there might be violence this week. police say the motive is unclear. >> we are checking with every
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witness, every faculty member, every student, that had contact with these folks before this happened, as far as what we can gather on a motive. >> reporter: what is clear for parents is, once again, it was far too easy for a troubled teen to get inside a school, with a gun. for "good morning america," jeremy hubbard, abc news. now, let's check the rest of the morning's headlines with ron, back once again. >> good morning, everyone. we begin in japan, where a utility official admits that more could have been done to protect workers in the damaged fukushima reactor number three. the workers suffered burns when radioactive water came into their boots. there's a long crack in the containment vessel itself. and three wildfires in georgia have burned nearly 53-square miles there. the governor, nathan deal, has declared a state of emergency. officials say they predict this
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could be the worst wildfire season in georgia in a decade. and to one of the abuse settlements. the catholic church has paid $166 million to settle a lawsuit in the northwest. members of a jesuit order are accused of abusing hundreds of native-american and alaska-native children in the late 1960s and the early 1970s. many a bracket was broken as another favorite fell in the ncaa men's basketball tournament. ohio state was upset by the kentucky wildcats. vcu, took out florida state. north carolina and kansas won their games and are headed into the elite eight in march madness. i don't follow the march madness that closely. i must confess. >> so much fun. >> who is your team? >> i don't know. >> all right. we'll take north carolina. how about that? >> all right. it's time, now, for the weather and steve pool, from our
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komo affiliate in seattle. >> thanks, ron. i do have a bracket. and mine is trashed, as well. what are you going to do? let's look around the nation. one of our areas of concern is down in the deep south, where we do expect to have pretty severe weather. there might be tornados in places. so, all you folks that live in this area need to be mindful. and by the way, the cherry blossom festival in washington, d.c., it's going to snow. >> good morning. tried day today with approaching 46 degrees. times in over to rein in drier conditions for monday. and this weather report has been brought to you by kibbles and bits. bianna and dan, back to you. >> thank you, steve. now, to the story of the kayaker who got up close and personal with a massive shark.
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josh reeves was at the beach in panama city, florida, when he spotted the shark about 25 feet long. >> he grabbed his kayak and paddled out for a closer look. and linda cavett was on a pier, capturing it all. he got out of the kayak and swam up to the shark. >> josh and linda are joining us this morning from panama beach, florida, to tell us their tale. josh, we just have to ask, what was the first thing that went through your mind when you saw this shark in the water? >> that's a big fish. >> that's a big fish. and therefore, i should jump and go see it, even up close? >> yeah. >> you didn't hold back? come on. >> it was an experience. >> i talked over you a little there. you saw it. said, that's a big fish. and you thought, i want to risk my life and get close to it? >> of course. it was a basking shark. >> come on, josh.
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we also hear that you knew this was a nonpredatory shark, as well. is that true? >> at first, i thought it was a whale shark. i was sure it was a whale shark because we saw it from such a great distance. but when i got to it, there was no doubt, it was a basking shark. you can tell. >> but a basking shark can still hurt you, right? >> it can, if you're not careful. i was obviously, very careful about getting too close to it. and stayed behind the fish. i didn't want to get up to the tail. i wouldn't recommend that anybody who didn't know what they're doing, try to do something like this. but i've got a good experience in the water and on land, being around sharks. >> i thank you for adding the don't try this at home. we appreciate that. >> linda, you actually took this video. what was going through your mind when you saw josh? did you think it was a crazy guy on a suicide mission jumping towards a shark? >> actually, i do know josh. yeah. i did think he was crazy,
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though. i'm on the water myself in a kayak. but you would not see me jumping in with that thing and then swimming with it. i was happy i was able to capture on video to share with everybody. and listening to everybody on the pier, you know, kind of like, oh, my god. freaking out. it was a trip, being able to, you know, just watch the whole thing. it was very surreal. >> and, josh, was it an adrenaline rush when you heard all these people screaming and shouting at you? >> yeah. it was -- what you are hearing the kids on the pier doing, is directing me back to the shark. the shark would make his way up close to the pier. i would back away and give him room. when he comes back by me the next time, i'm going to jump in with me. they weren't scared i was going to get eaten. they were telling me where he was at so i could swim with him. >> final question, josh. was it worth it? >> it was certainly worth it. i'll do it again in a heartbeat. >> we're glad you're save, josh. thank you very much. thank you both for coming on early in the morning. we appreciate it. >> unbelievable.
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well, with the weather warming up and twister season under way, a popular clothing store has a lot of parents hot under the collar. that's because it's selling a padded bikini top for little girls. mike marusarz has more. >> reporter: gone are the days of hop-scotch and skipping rope. take this new release from am r ambercrombie kids. it's a push-up bikini top, crafted to make the appearance of a larger chest. and the target market, tweens as young as 8 years old. parents lit up the babble. saying the push-up bra is effectively a sex tool. how is this okay for a second grader? this young fashion influence is from head-to-toe.
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or heel. check out surr suri cruise. tweens spend $24 million on beauty products a year. lip gloss, eye shadow and mass kara are the top sellers. mall wart is tapping into that market. items include swak, otherwise known as sealed with a kiss. a lip treatment and t2g, time to go, a cleanser. >> i do it just to experiment. >> reporter: last year, this young dance troupe sparked controversy in the world of dance competition. critics called the 8-year-olds and 9-year-olds' costumes too sexy, and blasted the dance tune collection of beyonce's "single ladies." as parents try to keep their kids forever young. we want to bring in child psychologist, dr. michael
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bradley, who has written, "when things get crazy with your teen." thank you, dr. bradley. we have the bikinis on set with us. do you think they're appropriate for an 8-year-old child? >> i thought it was a joke when i first heard about it. the american psychological association warned us back in '07, this was going to happen. they're targeting girls age 4. >> what are the potential consequences? >> one, we're shaping their beliefs. we're actually teaching them that this is their primary value in this culture. second, we're shaping their behavior. we find the kids get into this stuff get into high-risk, early on-set sexual behavior. third, we whack their body image. saying you're not okay as you are. finally, we're taking their childhoods away from them. at age 8, we throw them into a pressurized, high-anxiety world, they're not able to handle. we think it's why we see so much anxiety and depression in kids. >> we hear the expression, kids
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are growing up faster these days. we were talking about facebook earlier in the show. is this another example of this? or is this different? >> this is different. this is we're shaping the kids. we're telling them how to be. these guys really should be ashamed. i hate to get this their faces like that. but it's just wrong. it's hurting people. >> doesn't the onus lie with parents? >> not to do the thing we want to do. don't yell and scream. no way. ask your kid, what you think about this stuff. you have to shape their beliefs. engage your enemy on the battlefield of beliefs. ask her what she gets out of it. what the payoff is. >> when would it be age-appropriate to wear padded swimsuits? >> i have an issue with padding. it says you're not okay how you are. i don't think you go with padding. you say, honey, you're great as you are. how do you feel better in better ways? >> an issue that's going to spark debate in homes across the country. thank you, dr. bradley, for coming in. we appreciate it. coming up on "good morning
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thank you for joining us this morning. thank you to steve pool, our special guest from seattle. sorry that ron was so cranky this morning. he's normally not like that. >> he'll be better tomorrow. >> the whole anarchy thing. >> we'll take a professional line. we're always on, all day long, on abcnews.com. tonight, david muir with "world news." >> good morning. it's 7:56. taking a look at some of the stories topping the news in our egion today, a 2-year-old is lucky to be alive this morning and with only minor injuries. window if an a
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apartment building last night. bounced on to boy he ground. prosecutors have charged councilman leslie johnson with conspiracy to commit witness and tampering. her husband jack johnson has ready been indicted on extortion and bribery charges. and today marks the start of the th annual cherry blossom estival but it is also the national marathon. major roads in the district are open by t will be back 1:30 this afternoon. t's turn to a look at pour weather. >> it's a cold march morning. washington lee high school. low temperature across many parts of region. 31 in d.c. 1 is on the e, 3 thermometer as well. 20's and 30's across the area. 25 in frederick. down to the south, milder with temperatures 37 in fredericksburg and through the
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to see y, we're going little relief with respect to the temperature. our afternoon high temperatures, nly in the 40's. clouds increasing. ing night, some snow develop especially after midnight. is chance of seeing snow south of town with close in the 's to lower 30's that snow could accumulate on the grassy surfaces and lesser amounts through north and west. >> thanks, ryan. and thank you for watching. we hope you have a great day.
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